About this role:
Cloud Architects guide our on premise customers through every step of migration into Accela SaaS on Azure. This will being with an assessment of the current on premise implementation that identified all of the items that will need to be updated for compatibility with the cloud. Once the required changes are defined, the architect will work with other team members and resources to ensure that all changes are completed and that non-production environments are built for testing. The architect will then support the customer through testing and address any issues found. Finally, they will develop the go live plan and orchestrate the production cutover activities.
Impact you will make in the role (Responsibilities):
Upgrading existing on-premise customers to SaaS is of major strategic importance to Accela. Ensuring a smooth transition to the cloud boosts customer satisfaction and drives growth in annual recurring revenue. Over the long term, it boosts customer retention and provides additional opportunities for sales and services. Cloud Architects are essential to this effort and primarily responsible for delivering a positive experience to customers.
Expertise you will bring in (Skills and Qualifications):
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience working with the Accela Civic Platform. This should include experience working as an architect or technical lead on an enterprise class implementation.
Specific skills include:
• Experience managing customers and communicating project status
• Knowledge of the Accela Civic Platform
• Familiarity with interface design models and Accela APIs
• Advanced knowledge of Accela EMSE scripting
• Crystal and/or SSRS report development experience
• Working knowledge of industry standard security standards and practices
• Experience working remotely with geographically dispersed teams
• Strong communication and presentation skills
Accela is the industry pioneer in government licensing, permitting, service request, and inspection solutions, with more than 20 years of experience. We offer cloud based Civic Applications, and a robust, scalable solutions platform informed by industry best practices. In short, Accela helps governments innovate, so they can improve the business and citizen experience, promoting community development and creating an environment where citizens and businesses thrive.
At Accela employees enjoy a culture that emphasizes performance, productivity and collaboration. You can’t help but feel empowered and motivated when you work with like-minded individuals who are passionate about contributing to a market-leading, high-growth software organization with proven technology.
Accela is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.